A project to bring high speed internet access to public libraries, town halls, schools and hospitals in rural western and central Massachusetts has been completed.
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WESTBOROUGH — The Massachusetts Broadband Institute has announced completion of a new, 1,200-mile fiber optic Broadband “backbone” for central and western Massachusetts. What’s next for the “last mile” rural towns of Franklin County?Read More
Axia NetMedia Corp. is poised to flip the switch on a new broadband network that will bring high-speed Internet to municipal facilities across Berkshire County.Read More
A project designed to increase Internet access for businesses and other organizations across Central and Western regions of the state is complete, according to the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech).Read More
WESTBOROUGH — Officials say a project to bring high-speed Internet access to public safety facilities, town halls, schools, and hospitals in rural Central and Western Massachusetts has been completed.
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Construction, Turnover Complete on New 1,200 Mile Fiber Backbone for Western and Central MassachusettsTuesday, February 18, 2014
February 18, 2014 - The Massachusetts Broadband Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MBI) recently completed construction and testing of MassBroadband 123, a 1,200-mile fiber-optic network bringing high-speed Internet access directly to 1,200 key facilities in more than 120 western and central Massachusetts communities. MassBroadband 123 is a critical component of the Commonwealth’s strategy to invest in innovation infrastructure in order to create growth and economic opportunity in every corner of the Commonwealth.Read More
Governor Deval Patrick announced on Wednesday a $10 million pledge towards a swifter solution to one of its major hurdles: delivering high-speed broadband connections to the homes of people in the state's 45 most unserved and underserved communities.Read More
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WESTMINSTER -- Crews from G4S Construction are installing an important hub in a new fiber-optic network in the attic of Town Hall.Read More
August 5, 2103 - The Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative has announced an updated project schedule with final milestone tracking for communities within the MassBroadband 123 network, which is targeted for completion in late 2013. MassBroadband 123 is a 1,200-mile fiber-optic network that will bring high-speed Internet access directly to over 1,200 key facilities in more than 120 western and central Massachusetts communities.Read More